Are extreme athletes the best test case for medical cannabis? - Cannabis News
Professional and retired mainstream athletes are already using forms of cannabis and cannabidiol (CBD) for acute and long-term pain management.
So are extreme athletes, who are known to have high rates of impact injuries, ready for some alternative medicine too?
According to a recent study in the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, the four extreme sports with the highest incidences of head and neck injuries are skateboarding, snowboarding, skiing and motocross.
The study also showed that snowboarders face the highest risk of concussion, with a risk per hour of riding that’s triple that of skiers.
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